Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:55:25 -0500

Warren vows to protect tenants from bad landlords
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren on Monday vowed to protect the country's 43 million renter households, releasing a plan that would help tenants fight eviction, afford their homes and retain lawyers in housing courts. Colette Luke has more.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:53:26 -0500

Wall Street ekes out gains
Stocks on Wall Street inched higher Monday, driving the indexes to record closing highs. As Fred Katayama reports, falling energy shares capped the gains.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:31:25 -0500

China must honor Hong Kong freedoms -Pompeo
The U.S. is gravely concerned about deepening political unrest and violence in Hong Kong, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday, urging the city's government to take clear steps to address public concerns.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 16:01:25 -0500

Pompeo declines to defend ex-U.S. ambassador after Trump attack
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday he was proud of what the U.S. had done in Ukraine and declined to defend former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch who was attacked on Twitter by President Donald Trump.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:53:25 -0500

Pompeo announces softer U.S. stance on Israel's Jewish settlements
The United States on Monday effectively backed Israel's right to build Jewish settlements on the occupied West Bank by abandoning its four-decade position that they were "inconsistent with international law."


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:47:24 -0500

National Zoo to bid Bei Bei, bye bye
Washington` s National Zoo will soon have an empty-nester exhibit on display when Bei Bei, the 4-year-old male offspring of the zoo` s giant panda couple, sets out for China on Tuesday to help breed more of his species in his parents` homeland. Gavino Garay reports.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:39:25 -0500

Trump suggests he might testify in impeachment probe
U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday said for the first time that he might be willing to testify in the impeachment inquiry over his dealings with Ukraine, even as Democrats questioned the truthfulness of his testimony in the Russia 2016 election interference probe. Zachary Goelman reports.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:06:36 -0500

Shift to cyclical stocks, says investment officer
Investors should shift some money into cyclical stocks such as financials and energy as the yield curve steepens and the dollar weakens, says First American CIO Jerry Braakman.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:52:25 -0500

Arcuri to UK's Johnson: 'I've kept your secrets'
The American businesswoman at the center of newspaper allegations of misconduct by Boris Johnson says she was cast "aside" by the prime minister, "as if I was some fleeting one night stand."


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:48:57 -0500

Coty invests $600 mln in Kylie Jenner brands
Coty Inc said on Monday it would pay $600 million for a majority stake in Kylie Jenner's make-up and skincare businesses, as it looks to tap into the reality TV star's huge social media reach, sending its shares up as much as 5%.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:32:42 -0500

Why Sondland's testimony is so highly anticipated
As the impeachment hearings enter their second week - one of the most highly anticipated testimonies will be Wednesday` s appearance from Gordon Sondland, the US ambassador to the EU. 


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:18:59 -0500

FedEx CEO challenges NYT publisher to debate
FedEx Chief Executive Frederick Smith has challenged the publisher of the New York Times and the editor of the business section of the newspaper to a public debate in response to a story about the company` s tax bill.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:18:26 -0500

ByteDance CEO urges TikTok diversification as U.S. pressure mounts
The founder and CEO of TikTok owner ByteDance will focus on adding users of the popular video app in countries outside of its strongest markets, according to an internal staff note seen by Reuters, as it faces political pressure in the United States. Chris Dignam has more.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:14:27 -0500

Three killed in Oklahoma Walmart shooting
Three people were shot and killed in a morning attack at an Oklahoma Walmart on Monday, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol, the latest in a string of deadly shootings in the United States. Jillian Kitchener has more.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:14:25 -0500

Barr: Dems engaged in 'war' on 'duly elected government'
U.S. Attorney General William Barr defended the executive branch of the U.S. government during a speech at an event hosted by the Federalist Society last week as lawmakers continue to hear from witnesses in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 14:10:25 -0500

Students leave Hong Kong university siege
Some of the protesting students sieged by police at a Hong Kong university have been seen voluntarily leaving the building while others staged daring escapes on motorcycles.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:41:28 -0500

A Nigerian mother's struggle against rising food prices
Higher food prices have pushed up annual inflation in Nigeria after borders with neighboring countries were closed in a crackdown on smuggling. One mother is struggling to feed her children. Serena Chaudhry reports.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:41:28 -0500

A floating island paradise of 700,000 plastic bottles
A French entrepreneur has recycled plastic waste floating in Abidjan's lagoon to build an ecological fun-island. Serena Chaudhry reports.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:11:54 -0500

Vatican financial boss departs after police raids
The head of the Vatican's financial regulator is leaving his job, the Vatican said on Monday, weeks after police raids on his organization as a part of a probe into possible crimes including money laundering, connected to a multi-million dollar real estate deal.


Mon, 18 Nov 2019 13:09:29 -0500

Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author's childhood home
A miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought on Monday (November 18) by a British museum at auction in Paris. Emily Spychal reports.